Seven Athletes from Seven different schools have been named the Mahoning Valley Athletic Conference Athletes of the Week.
Each athlete was nominated by his or her coach. All statistics incurred from January 23rd through January 28th.
Below is a look at each Athlete of the Week by sport:
Name: Myer Miller
School: Crestview High School
Coaches Quote: “Myer is a hard worker and high-character person and teammate. She made some great hustle plays to help us pull away from Lowellville this week and has been a key contributor to our 16-2 start. She is an excellent shooter and smart player who has greatly improved her defense throughout the season. I’m excited to watch her continue to improve,” according to head coach Aaron Blatch.
Name: Mia Sloan
School: Labrae High School
Stats: 3.8 ppg, 2.6 rpg, 2.1 spg
Coaches Quote: “Mia is progressing into a solid point guard and floor leader for our team. She loves to defend and never backs down from a challenge. Mia is always willing to do whatever it takes to help our team achieve success,” according to head coach Mandy Rowe.
Name: Aiden Stanke
School: Jackson Milton High School
Stats: Over the course of our last two games Aiden Stanke has averaged 18ppg and has played well on the defensive end.
Coaches Quote: “Aiden Stanke has averaged 18ppg over our last two games. In a big win against McDonald, Aiden led the team in scoring with 22 points. He also took on the challenge of guarding one of McDonalds best players. Against Waterloo, Aiden got us going in the first half of the game with some big shots that kept us within striking distance,” according to head coach Stephen Procopio.
Name: Isaiah Jones
School: Brookfield High School
Stats: In two games he averaged 28 points, 4 assists, and 15.5 rebounds
Coaches Quote: “Isaiah is playing his best basketball he’s played in 4 his years as a varsity player both offensively and defensively. It’s been fun to watch,” according to head coach Shawn Hammond.
Name: Jon Rozzi
School: Mineral Ridge High School
Stats: Vs. Springfield – 15 pts, 1 reb & Vs. W. Reserve – 14 pts, 3 rebs
Coaches Quote: “Jon has continuously improved since we started in November. He has shown that he is coachable and has leadership abilities. I am proud of him for grabbing the opportunities given to him and taking advantage of them. He is and will continue to be a big part of our program,” according to head coach Eric Harper.
Name: Kaziah Boudrey
School: Campbell Memorial High School
Stats: Bowled a 176-204
Coaches Quote: “Kaziah has been on fire lately. She has scored well over her average leading to a victory over Crestview, in a hotly contested match,” according to head coach Tim Malone.
Name: Krysa Dickson
School: Champion High School
Stats: Averaged 193
Coaches Quote: “Krysa came up big for us in a pivotal match against an undefeated Garfield team leading the way with a 184 and 211. At the sectional preview tournament on Saturday, she came away with the 3 rd high series for the tournament and the 2nd high game,” according to head coach Howard Moore.